Where do Brandon Ingram, Ben Simmons and Dragan Bender land in our latest NBA Mock Draft? There's movement as the draft lottery approaches.
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We're in the throes of the NBA playoffs. Spurs-Thunder is a toss-up, Stephen Curry is getting his platelets right, and LeBron's torturing the Hawks again. It's all happening. But that doesn't mean we forgot about the draft. This is just the calm before the storm.
We're 10 days out from the NBA lottery, and then draft season gets serious. There will be workouts, trade rumors, and all kinds of anonymous chirping from scouts with varying agendas. Plus, the NBA Combine begins next week. Did you see this giant spreadsheet full of participants? AJ English ... Pascal Siakam ... Cat Barber ... Zhou Qi ... It's all happening.
For now, let's take one more deep dive into the field before the lottery turns all this upside down.
Mock Draft 3.0. Here we go...